[Request] Video Recorder for recording 3DS gameplay?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by LuxerWap, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. LuxerWap
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    We got Screenshot, so that's a good start on taking pictures during a gameplay. But is it possible to make an app that'll record the gameplay and upload it to YouTube or sonething?

    This will help for those who couldn't afford a capture card.

    I would like to know if it's possible to develop one. I really don't care how long it'll take
     
  2. LittleRod

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    The 3DS isn't powerful enough to do that, AFAIK. Games would run so laggy to the point to be unplayable.
     
  3. Sasori

    Sasori GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    May be possible on the N3ds with overclock however if it is the quality will probably be really poor
     
  4. TheKawaiiDesu

    TheKawaiiDesu Ball of Kawaiiness

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    Even on N3DS, I don't think it will be possible. Encoding takes a lot of processing power, and seeing that a lot of games can't even run at full speed when 3D is activated, even with the overclock, it probably is impossible. Or maybe it can be done, but not it will probably not be in a usable state.
     
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    What about the record feature from the Photo Channel? That could probably be useful through HBC maybe?
     
  6. TheKawaiiDesu

    TheKawaiiDesu Ball of Kawaiiness

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    Uh... What's the Photo Channel?
     
  7. LuxerWap
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    The 3DS Image Gallery. Sorry, been calling Photo Channel since the Wii.
     
  8. TheCruel

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    Even the screenshot feature pauses the game momentarily for processing. Now imagine doing that 30 times per second and encoding it to a video format.

    No, just get additionally hardware if you want to record games.
     
  9. TheKawaiiDesu

    TheKawaiiDesu Ball of Kawaiiness

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    Oh, no problem.
    Anyway, where's the record feature? Are you taking about the cameras?
     
  10. LuxerWap
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    Oh! That's right! Dang it. It won't work then. The camera only does outer and inner features. Well, that's out of the question...
     
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